Career Development

  • Building Skills. Building Careers.

    Improving and learning new skills increases your options for getting the career you want. Express Employment Professionals offers training resources and programs to help you get where you want to go.

  • Computer Software

    Computer-based tutorials, from beginning to advanced.

  • Communication Training

    Verbal and written communication skills for any job that requires interaction with customers.

  • Safety Education

    Introduction to worksite, tools, and equipment used on a job including job safety and proper use. 

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    Job Genius

    Video based training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

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    Job Genius

    Video training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

  • White Papers

    Career White Papers

    Learn what format is best for your resume – PDF vs Word, and how to achieve work/life balance.

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    With tips and advice on everything from the job search to finding work life balance, Express’ Job Journey blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 

    • Answering the Interview Question: Describe Your Perfect Work Environment/Company Culture

      What do you want? Answering this question requires a bit of preparation. Companies ask this question for two reasons: they want to know what type of work environment you thrive under (so they can see if it matches their own environment), but they also want to make sure you know what you want. That you’re a focused job applicant. Those dual purposes make the question hard to answer. Here are a few dos and don’ts to help you get the job. Do: Research the Company and Know What You Want Is the company big? Small? Is it a professional environment where everyone wears suits or an informal place where sandals are a-ok? Do your research beforehand until you know the answers to questions like these and are sure the company is right for you. Do: Cater Your Answer to the Company and Position You’re Applying For Your goal when interviewing is to get hired. You should never lie, but you should answer questions in a way that shows you know …

      Tue, 21 May 2019

    • How to Deal with Workplace Gossip

      Stay positive and dodge the drama. Humans like to gossip. It’s fun to talk to your co-workers about managers that might be less-than-perfect, or project members that just aren’t carrying their weight. You get a certain buzz from feeling like you’re “in-the-know” on a juicy situation. It’s something we all do. But there are plenty of reasons to minimize gossiping in the workplace, especially if you want to grow your career. Let’s dig in. Gossip breeds negativity Gossip is rarely positive. The more you gossip, the more you’re dwelling on harmful feelings and emotions. That can get tiring after a while and trap you in a cycle of negativity. Gossip is usually born out of a place of self-doubt (you want to impress others with your insider knowledge) or jealousy (Carmen only got that promotion because she’s friends with the director). Instead of talking to others about the latest faux-pas, act to further your career and surround yourself with folks that uplift and inspire you. If they gossip about others… …

      Thu, 16 May 2019

    • Keep This in Mind Before Turning Your Passion into a Job

      It isn’t impossible, but you have to be prepared. Maybe you love to brew coffee. Perhaps embroidery is your favorite thing. It’s even possible you want to dedicate your life to raising alpacas. Whatever your passion, if it results in a product or service, there’s someone out there making a living off it. However, before you quit your job to paint or to open your own clothing boutique, there are a few things to keep in mind. What’s Your Passion? The answer might seem obvious, but a passion isn’t just something you enjoy doing. A passion is something you’re meant to do; it completes you. Say you love to drink coffee. You might think that would mean you should open a coffee shop. But there are ton of jobs connected to coffee, from coffee tasting to coffee farming to working in a coffee shop. Basically, there are many, many jobs that could fulfill your passion; so don’t focus on only one position. Is This Something You Can Do All Day …

      Tue, 14 May 2019